WASHINGTON (CNN) – A new national poll indicates that Americans think President Barack Obama's performance on health care deserves a grade of C-.
The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey, released Thursday as the president approaches 200 days in the White House, asked respondents to use a grading scale of A, B, C, D, and F, where A is excellent and F is very poor.
Eleven percent of those questioned gave Obama an A, 23 percent a B, 23 percent a C, 11 percent a D and 28 percent an F. The president's grade averaged out to a C-.
The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll was conducted July 31-August 3, with 1,136 adult Americans questioned by telephone. The survey's sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points.